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Latitude: 52.5611 / 52°33'39"N
Longitude: -1.582 / 1°34'55"W
OS Eastings: 428435
OS Northings: 295998
OS Grid: SP284959
Mapcode National: GBR 5HV.GVH
Mapcode Global: WHCHC.NWWH
Plus Code: 9C4WHC69+C6
Entry Name: Pound at South End of Common
Listing Date: 16 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262594
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434599
Location: Bentley, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV9
District: North Warwickshire
Civil Parish: Bentley
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Merevale with Bentley
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
The following Building shall be added:-
SP 29 NE
Pound at south end of common
Pound. Dated 1846. Sandstone rubble with dressed quoins and rubble
coping. Walls are about 2 metres tall and enclose a pound of about 6
metres square. Wide opening on SE side with wooden gate-posts. A
section of the wall at the west corner has fallen down. One of the
stones near the top of the NE wall is roughly inscribed:- 'BILT 1846'
and either 'MINE' or 'MINER'. It is said that the pound might have
been rebuilt by miners froma coal mine at Baxterley, about half a
mile away. The mine owners were the Dugdales of Merevale Hall, whose
estate included Bentley.
Listing NGR: SP2843595998
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